Scarborough questions Trump's mental health
Delila James - Dec 24, 2017
Joe Scarborough, the co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," said on air Thursday morning that President Trump is in the early stages of dementia.
GOP shoots down House Democrats' requests to investigate harassment claims against Trump
Rick Docksai - Dec 15, 2017
Democratic lawmakers' requests for a House investigation into allegations that President Trump sexually harassed or sexually assaulted numerous women hit a dead end Wednesday.
President signs directive for return to the Moon
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 13, 2017
Real issue is whether Congress will sufficiently fund the effort.
Sen. Susan Collins could be key swing vote on tax bill
Rick Docksai - Dec 13, 2017
A vote on the GOP's final, post-reconciliation is upcoming, and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) will not commit to voting for it until she sees specifically what it contains.
House Speaker Ryan says GOP will cut Medicare, Medicaid next year
Rick Docksai - Dec 08, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan said in an interview Wednesday. He said that trimming these entitlements is necessary to rein in federal deficits.
Flynn said Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up'
Delila James - Dec 08, 2017
President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, reportedly told a colleague that economic sanctions against Russia would be reversed as soon as Trump took office.
John Conyers resigns from Congress amid sexual misconduct claims
Delila James - Dec 07, 2017
Representative John Conyers Jr. announced Tuesday that he would give up his seat in Congress immediately after caving to pressure by fellow Democrats to resign amid a series of sexual misconduct allegations by former employees.
Navajo nation will sue Trump's reduction of national monuments
Rick Docksai - Dec 07, 2017
The Navajo nation and four other regional American Indian tribes have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump's plan to open 80% of the Bear Ears National Monument in Utah to development, the tribes said Tuesday.
CBO concludes GOP tax bill would leave middle, lower-income Americans poorer
Rick Docksai - Dec 01, 2017
Many middle-class and lower-income Americans will pay even more in taxes if the GOP's tax bill passes, the Congressional Research Service and Congressional Budget Office both warned in recent reports.
Trump's Consumer Protection pick takes charge, instructs staff to
Paul Pate - Nov 29, 2017
With a court battle over the legality of his appointment still looming, Mick Mulvaney started Monday as Trump's pick to head the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau with an email to staff to ignore any instructions from Leandra English, whom the bureau's former director already named acting director.
Judge blocks Trump's sanctuary city order
Ian Marsh - Nov 23, 2017
A federal judge has permanently blocked President Trump's executive order to deny some federal grants to "sanctuary" cities, saying the order was unconstitutional and prohibiting the administration from setting new conditions on spending approved by Congress.
Mugabe refuses to quit presidency
Mae Owen - Nov 21, 2017
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe May face impeachment this week. His own party had demanded his resignation and is considering supporting initiating proceedings in parliament to force him out.
AG Jeff Sessions shows selective recall on Russia contacts
Josh Curlee - Nov 14, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified that he had no recollection of meeting in which Russian contacts were discussed until he read news reports.
Pentagon says only a ground invasion could destroy North Korea's nuclear program
Mae Owen - Nov 08, 2017
A military response to North Korea's nuclear program would potentially cost millions of lives, a Pentagon official warned Saturday. Congressional members cited his assessment and urged the White House to do more to find a peaceful solution to the crisis.
U.S. report contradicts Trump administration on climate change
James Carlin - Nov 08, 2017
A U.S. report by 13 federal agencies says that humans are the main cause of the dramatic global temperature increases observed since the beginning of the 20th century.
Sen. Rand Paul gives Trump's tax agenda his full support
Rick Docksai - Oct 23, 2017
Sen. Rand Paul has opposed Trump and the GOP several times this year on health care. But the Kentucky Republican said Thursday said that he is "all in" on Trump's plans to enact a $1.6 trillion tax cut.
Trump takes first steps toward walking away from Iran nuclear deal
Lucas Rowe - Oct 06, 2017
President Trump indicated Thursday that he will not re-certify the 2015 Iran nuclear accord. European and U.S. officials both warned that if he follows through on this, a whole new confrontation with Iran could result while U.S. credibility suffers.
White House will not forgive Puerto Rico's debts as promised
Joyce Clark - Oct 06, 2017
White House officials are refuting President Trump's assertion earlier this week that the White House will forgive Puerto Rico's debts as a way to help it recover from the hurricane. The officials insist that the debts still stand and that Puerto Rico will still have to resolve them.
House bills would revive the U.S. horsemeat industry
Josh Curlee - Sep 30, 2017
The United States has prohibited killing horses for their meat since 2006. But some House lawmakers are moving forward legislation that would bring the industry back.
Facebook to give Congress copies of more than 3,000 Russian-placed political ads
Billy Kirk - Sep 25, 2017
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg outlines a nine-step plan to protect the electoral process after agreeing to turn over thousands of political ads bought by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.